BBC:Council plan could see 2,000 houses built

The No Adastral New Town (NANT) group has taken exception to the specific reference to BT’s Adastral Park, on the outskirts of Ipswich. Read more…

EADT & BBC articles on the need for Rural Homes

Data for Suffolk Coastal District Council indicated that just 14% of the required homes were planned – a figure the council disputed, saying targets set by its housing needs survey had been met. See EADT article. A large shortfall in affordable new housing in England, Wales and Scotland has been revealed by figures obtained . . . → Read More: EADT & BBC articles on the need for Rural Homes

BBC coverage of similar issues in Ipswich

Ipswich campaigners tell planners ‘jobs not houses’.  Campaigners say there is no proven need for the amount of new housing that is being proposed for Ipswich. The government’s Planning Inspectorate has held a public hearing about Ipswich Borough Council’s Local Development Framework (LDF).The council’s plan allows for 15,000 homes to be built by 2027, including . . . → Read More: BBC coverage of similar issues in Ipswich

Protest over 2,000 new homes on Surrey Aerodrome

Does this sound familiar? BBC report here.

Radio Suffolk – Protest against 2,000 homes plan at Martlesham Heath

Link to BBC website article here.

Coverage up to 29th June 2010

BBC News 29th June 2010 – Government scraps EEDA BBC News May 2006 – New £74m business park proposed by EEDA Evening Star 18 June – BT Wind Farm at Clare Evening Star 13 April – Traffic Lights Evening Star 8 April – Bloor Homes BBC News 8 April 2010 Evening Star 17 . . . → Read More: Coverage up to 29th June 2010